Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Extended Date Time Format : Glossary of Library & Information Science

Glossary of Library & Information Science


A new entry in the Glossary of Library & Information Science in Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog  provides an exhaustive description of Extended Date Time Format (EDTF)


  • Extended Date Time Format
  • Availability of EDTF
  • Features and Structure of EDTF
  • Adoption of EDTF
  • Examples of EDTF
  • Tools for EDTF
  • Used for
  • References

Extended Date Time Format  The Extended Date/Time Format (EDTF) is a draft date-time standard initiated by the Library of Congress with the intention of creating more explicit date formatting and addressing date types that are not currently regulated by ISO 8601. The date time format ISO 8601 describes a number of date/time features, some of which are redundant and/or not very useful, on the other hand, there are a number of date and time format conventions in common use that are not included in ISO 8601. ... ... ... ... (Visit below link to read complete article)